The Dar-ol-Quran Center, affiliated to the Imam Hussein holy shrine held an international Quran reading session with the participation of eminent Quran reciters from various countries in the holy city of Karbala.
The Sudanese Ambassador to Iraq, Muhammad Musa, emphasized after his visit to the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, that it is difficult to describe one's feelings while being present inside the holy shrines of the infallible Imams, peace be upon them, pointing out that the holy shrines of the Ahlulbayt are "attached to our hearts"
The Imam Ali Holy Shrine has held first poetry festival about Lady Fatimah al-Zahra, peace be upon her, with the attendance of a large number of religious figures, academicians, along with intellectual and cultural personalities
Head of the Museum of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine, Mr. Alaa Dheyauldeen said that the museum is cooperating with the British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) to attract many experts to provide support and training to the museum staff in the areas of conservation, cataloguing and public education.
Thousands of Ahlulbayt lovers gathered at the holy shrine of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, in Holy Najaf to commemorate martyrdom anniversary of the daughter of Prophet Muhammad, Lady Fatima al-Zahra, peace be upon her. Mourning processions and pilgrims from inside Iraq and abroad poured in the holy city to mark this tragedy.
Islamic calligraphy and decoration's exhibition has been held in the holy city of Karbala by the Iraqi Calligraphy Center in collaboration with the General Secretariats of the Imam Hussein and al-Abbas Holy Shrines.
A member of the preparatory committee of the 9th edition of the Rabi' al-Risala International Festival announced that more than 32 academic research papers from various Iraqi universities will be discussed in the festival which will commence in the holy city of Karbala on Wednesday.
Karbala Center for Studies and Researches, affiliated to the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine, has held a preparatory meeting for the second phase of a project concerning tracing the trek of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him.
On the occasion of Muharram, the first lunar month of the new Islamic Hijri year 1436, the holy city of Karbala has witnessed the replacement of the red banner above the holy dome of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine with a black one.